Stack’s Bowers February World Coin Auction – Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is hosting a series of online world coin and paper money auctions from February 22 through 25 that include...

Common Date Proof Franklin Half Dollar Sells for $3,612 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   A Proof 65 Franklin half dollar is not typically considered a valuable coin, and your typical 1962 Proof Set will likely yield...

Prices and Coins in the Ancient World

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When I was a kid, I walked to school both ways! When I was younger, movie tickets were only...

CoinWeek Podcast #151: Collecting Modern U.S. Coins From Change

CoinWeek Podcast #151: Collecting Modern U.S. Coins From Change Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Simpson III: A Quick US Gold Coin Auction Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On January 20, Heritage Auctions sold Part Three of the Bob Simpson Collection. As with the first...

The Coinage of Ancient Numidia

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   NORTH AFRICA IN antiquity was a greener place. Climate change and centuries of deforestation and overgrazing have...

CoinWeek Podcast #150: How R.S. Yeoman Changed the Coin Collecting Hobby...

 CoinWeek Podcast #150: How R.S. Yeoman Changed the Coin Collecting Hobby Forever Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app...

How Morgan Dollars Became Indian Rupees

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Little thought is given by many people on the previous incarnations of the metal that makes up the coins...

Landmark 1822 Half Eagle to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers March...

Only Specimen in Private Hands   Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present at public auction the finest known 1822 half eagle, the D. Brent Pogue Collection coin....

David Hendin – What Makes a True Collector

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Many of you are my friends and acquaintances of more than 50 years. Others will become new friends. As...

Civil War vs. Reconstruction Era Three Dollar Gold in High Grade

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Three Dollar gold pieces struck during the Civil War are very popular with collectors and sell for...

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the...

By CoinWeek .....   February may be the shortest month in the calendar year, but it has traditionally been a very busy month for the United...

Medieval English Coins – The Coins of Æthelred the Unready

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Æthelred II became King of England on March 18, 978 after the murder of his half-brother Edward, known...

The First Italia on Coinage: Ancient Coins of Italy

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The coin in Fig. 1 represents the first attestation of the name Italia on coinage. It...

The GameStop War Spreads to Silver

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As Gen X'ers, we have found certain aspects of media coverage concerning r/wallstreetbets' massive pantsing of...

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

The Coin Analyst: Have Circulating Commemorative Programs Outlasted Their Welcome?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   A major new bill that will create several new series of circulating commemorative quarters and other coins has...

Panticapaeum: Ancient Greek Coins of the Black Sea’s Northern Coast

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   This is the last article in a series on the Greek colonies on the northern coast of the Black...

United States 1870-S $3 Gold Coin

By CoinWeek IQ .....   A great numismatic rarity was interred in the northeast cornerstone of the second San Francisco Mint on May 25, 1870, during...

NGC-Certified Brasher Doubloon Realizes a Record $9.36 Million at Partrick...

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The finest Brasher Doubloon, graded MS 65★ by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), sold for an astounding $9.36 million USD...

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

United States 1887 Morgan Silver Dollar

Description Morgan dollar production continued at its Congressionally mandated pace in 1887, despite the fact that even 10 years into the series' run it had...

14 Undervalued Classic Gold Coins From the Philadelphia Mint

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head gold coins from the Philadelphia Mint were struck from 1838 through 1908 in six different...

Images and Symbols of Egyptian Gods on Ancient Coins

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   With its range of hawk-headed and half-mummified deities, the Egyptian pantheon has inspired devotion and intrigue...

How Cellphone Photos Took Over the Coin Market in 2020

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Beginning about three or four years ago, I noticed an ever-increasing amount of my business involved cellphone...

CoinWeek Podcast #147: Numismatics of the Trump Years

CoinWeek Podcast #147: Numismatics of the Trump Years Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Treasure Coins: Ancient Gold Coins Recovered From Shipwrecks

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The Dokos Shipwreck, the oldest in the world, was discovered by the father of underwater archaeology, Peter Throckmorton, after...

A Numismatist at War: Max von Bahrfeldt

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he Army had become the most popular, most admired, and most respected and most influential entity in the new...

Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900...

Rare Coin Market Observations by Q. David Bowers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of boom and bust cycles, the word "investment" usually comes to...

CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered

CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered After a year-long public campaign to redesign the $20 bill, Obama Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that a portrait...